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Taekwondo students to gather in Colorado Springs for tournament

Published: June 17, 2013, 11:53 am, by Kristina Iodice

There will soon be a lot of visitors in Colorado Springs.

The 2013 U.S. Open Taekwondo Hanmadang tournament is June 21-22 at the World Arena.

The event has been held in Chicago for the last three years. One group of young students from Elmhurst, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, has been saving up money to attend.

The 16 students from Elmhurst are among the more than 1,300 participants from all over the world expected to come to Colorado Springs for the competition. Click here to read about them.

For more on the event, click here.